Toccoa City Commission Reviews Local Wastewater Discharge Limits

The Toccoa City Commission reviewed local limits for wastewater discharge at their work session Monday. City Manager Billy Morse said for the city to operate its industrial pre-treatment program, the discharge permit at Eastanollee Creek must be renewed on a five-year basis and requires review of the industrial limits to ensure the industrial contributions don’t interfere with the wastewater treatment […]

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Lady Indians Softball Defeat Franklin County

Emma Whitfield tossed a shutout as the Stephens County Lady Indians Softball team defeated Franklin County 1-0 in extra innings Tuesday in Carnesville. Whitfield allowed just two total hits and had 14 strikeouts against the Lady Lions. With two outs in the ninth inning Ivey Andrews drove in the winning run with a double to give Stephens County the victory. […]

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Stephens Co. Sheriff’s Office and GSP Aviation Team Stop Marijuana Grow

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol Aviation team recently located a marijuana grow site, leading to two drug arrests. According to Sheriff Randy Shirley, investigators were given an anonymous tip that Roger Wilbanks was growing marijuana on his property at 54 Twisted Tree Drive. The GSP Aviation Unit team was called in to assist in searching […]

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‘Night at the Ritz’ to Begin in September

Main Street Toccoa is kicking off a new event series called Night at the Ritz beginning in September. Main Street Manager Christian Hamilton said this new series is to provide regularly scheduled programming at the Ritz and is made possible by partial funding from the Georgia Council for the Arts. “The purpose of it is to establish a regular schedule […]

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Stephens Co. BOE to meet Tonight

The Stephens County Board of Education is holding their regularly scheduled meeting tonight at 5:30. On the agenda includes the July budget report and SPLOST activity, approval of an athletic quote, discussion of improvements to the agriculture center, the CTAE local plan and more. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the board office and is open to the public.

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